Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/8/14
Heading into their week two matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Houston Texans are battling several minor injuries to numerous key contributors. Through Thursday’s practice, most of the Texans’ injuries aren’t serious and don’t threaten the player’s abilities to suit up Sunday against the Jags. However, there are a few players of concern, namely starting DE Antonio Smith, who has not practiced yet this week due to an injured ankle. While there is of course some fear Smith might miss Sunday’s game, none of it is coming from the Texans front office, especially from head coach Gary Kubiak, who expects the defensive captain to play against the Jags. Losing Smith for a game would be huge for the Texans, but if he was going to miss a game or take a week off to fully heal, it would be this week against an anemic Jaguars’ offense that at times is downright dreadful to watch. Should Smith be unable to play Sunday, expect to see a strong dose of Tim Jamison in his place. Rookie ...
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